Rimini Street, Inc. a global provider of enterprise software products and services, a leading third-party software support provider for Oracle and SAP and a Salesforce partner, has appointed Eric Helmer Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and has announced the creation of the Chief Technology Officer Office (OCTO).
As CTO of Rimini Street, Helmer is responsible for helping prospects and clients develop and implement innovative solutions and roadmaps to achieve strategic IT, operational and financial goals across a variety of business applications and technology products from private vendors such as Oracle. , SAP. , Salesforce and Microsoft and open source products such as MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB database platforms. Mr. Helmer reports to Sebastian Grady, the president on rue Rimini.
OCTO Rimini Street was created to accelerate innovation and provide potential customers and customers with unique solutions and roadmaps that maximise the performance of their mission-critical business software systems. It was also created to help prospects and customers create a software and technology landscape protected from a variety of technological changes and future business needs, ready to innovate to meet the needs of today’s and future enterprise, scalable and highly secure.
OCTO will provide comprehensive, strategic, technical, functional and consulting services to plan the release of new features, as well as work with prospects and clients to define a vision of what will happen next and what is possible using their core business IT systems. critics.
The CTO has been a proven technology veteran for 25 years Mr. Helmer is a Chief Information Technology Officer with 25 years of experience and a recognised leader in delivering strategic corporate IT transformation projects. He has a long track record of developing and delivering end-to-end business technology initiatives that provide organisations with real return on investment, competitive advantage and growth.
Prior to his appointment as CTO, Helmer led Rimini Street Strategic Services Group, where he was responsible for developing and implementing end-to-end customer solutions including advanced security, professional services, licensing consulting, technical drawings, cloud services and migration services.
Prior to joining Rimini Street, Helmer was Vice President of Velocity Technology Solutions, where he led the team providing transformational IT and cloud solutions for Oracle. Additionally, he has extensive consulting experience with companies such as Linium, ADI Strategies and The Hackett Group, where he has implemented many successful corporate projects in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
Mr. Helmer is a published author, Oracle ACE alumnus and award-winning lecture and highly sought-after industry speaker. He has also served on many industry advisory committees, including the Oracle Developer Tools User Group (ODTUG). He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
Current Enterprise Software as a Platform for Continuous Business Optimisation
Most organisations use only a portion of the capabilities of the current enterprise software system that they are licensed, paid for, and authorized to use. Organisations often make minimal use of their ERP and other business software to perform basic business operations.
The Rimini Street OCTO will work with clients to help them define best practices both to maximize the return on their important and critical business software investment and to leverage their assets as an optimisation platform. business continues.
OCTO will take a holistic view of a prospect’s or client’s business to provide ongoing strategic advice to help improve the cost-benefit ratio of their software investment, align their software and technology roadmap on business goals and help define the business or government entity. to leverage innovation and drive growth or improved service levels. Through Rimini Street’s unique road mapping services, a 360-degree advisory approach is taken to optimize existing platforms, including improving the system for feature progression, enhanced cybersecurity, technology sustainability and the efficiency of the cloud.
“Organizations come to Rimini Street to gain the freedom from vendor-pressed upgrades and cloud migrations that lead to unnecessary outages and cost overruns. Leading organisations want to follow their own business-oriented roadmaps and smart paths to achieving their unique IT strategic, operational and financial objectives,” said Helmer.
“As leaders in enterprise software and technology, they look to Rimini Street to provide industry best practices to maximize their current enterprise software investment through innovative, detailed roadmaps that help them create ongoing value while avoiding software and software upgrades. unnecessary, costly and disruptive systems, migrations and designs that do not improve competitive advantage or enable necessary growth or service improvements. I am excited to be taking on this role within the company to provide higher value strategies, services and solutions to enterprise software licensees worldwide. ”
“We are excited to appoint Eric to his new role as CTO and look forward to establishing our new OCTO organisation that will work closely with our prospects and customers to solve real-world problems and help them improve their existing enterprise software system and systematically optimise related solutions. and helps them align with the goals of their organisation, ”said Seth A. Ravin, CEO of Rimini Street.
“The appointment of our CTO and the establishment of the OCTO organisation are major milestones as Rimini Street continues to lead the industry in redefining the look and feel of award-winning enterprise software solutions and making them available to prospects and customers.”